Dr. Vivek Patil, MD

Dr. Vivek Patil, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
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Age 42
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Dr. Vivek Patil, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Bethesda, MD and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from Georgetown University School Of Medicine in 2002 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery, general surgery, and more.

6420 Rockledge Dr Ste 4200

Bethesda, MD 20817

Contact Information

(240) 487-7522

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Top Care Areas

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Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
very high
more than 97% of peers
Colectomy
very high
more than 96% of peers
Hemorrhoids
high
more than 86% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Patil "Dr. Vivek Patil, MD, FASCRS is a board-certified colorectal surgeon who is dedicated to providing sophisticated and compassionate surgical care for diseases of the colon and rectum. He works tirelessly to ensure that you get the most comprehensive and up-to-date treatment for your condition."

3  Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

24  Conditions Treated

21  Procedures

  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Sphincterotomy

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Georgetown University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Georgetown University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Lenox Hill Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Lenox Hill Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Washington Hospital Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Patil has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Patil's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Patil

4.0

Based on 24 reviews

5 Stars
75%
(18)
4 Stars
0%
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3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
4.166666666666667%
(1)
1 Star
20.833333333333332%
(5)

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After two surgeries with Dr. Patil I am confortable with his level of expertise and judgement after he presented the viable options for treatment, and both surgeries were successful. In spite of his schedule, if I had a minor issue or had any questions, he promptly returned my call and advised me...Read More
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Very charming but do not let him perform surgery on you.
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Dr. Patil is a very good doctor. He helped my husband so much. My husband was having so much issues, and Dr. Patil solved all his issues. We even didn't have to wait so much to get an early appointment. My husband and I really appreciate it. Thank you Dr. Patil. God bless you.
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Terrible Exp. After my hemorrhoid surgery, I did not receive any follow up call. The surgery was equal to almost dying. It was extremely painful, excruciating. He assured me the pain would last one to 2 weeks. But after 2 months and half, I am still suffering from intolerable pain, and it hasn't...Read More
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Nice guy, horrible surgeon. Had a surgery with him two years ago that I didn't need, and he never advised me of the serious risks of that procedure. Now here I am, needing more surgery for an open wound that he created on me that never healed and turned in to an abscess and fistula. And I was a...Read More
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